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[N. S. Vol. XLIX. No. 1271
APPOINTMENTS AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
The following promotions and appointments
in the scientific departments are announced :
George David Birkhoff, professor of mathemat-
ics. A.B. (Harvard Univ.) 1905, A.M. (ibid.)
196, Ph.D. (Univ. of Chicago) 1907. Instructor
in mathematics, 1907-09, University of Wiscon-
sin; preceptor in mathematics, 1909-11, professor
of mathematics, 1911-12, Princeton University; as-
sistant professor of mathematics, 1912-19, Har-
Cecil Kent Drinker, associate professor of ap-
plied physiology. S.B. (Haverford Coll.) 1909,
M.D. (Univ. of Pennsylvania) 1913. Instructor
in physiology, 1915-16, Johns Hopkins University;
instructor in physiology, 1916-18, assistant pro-
fessor of physiology, 1918-19, Harvard University.
Chester Laurens Dawes, assistant professor of
electrical engineering. S.B. (Mass. Institute of
Technology) 1909. Assistant in electrical engineer-
ing, 1911-12, instructor in electrical engineering,
1912-19, Harvard University; instructor in elec-
trical engineering, 1916-19, Massachusetts Insti-
tute of Technology.
William Caspar Graustein, assistant professor
of mathematics. A.B. (Harvard Univ.) 1910,
A.M. ((bid.) 1911, Ph.D. (Univ. of Bonn) 1913.
Instructor in mathematics, 1913-14, 1919, Harvard
University; instructor in mathematics, 1914-16,
assistant professor of mathematics, 1916-19, Bice
Lincoln Ware Saddle, assistant professor of
eryptogamic botany. A.B. (Harvard Univ.) 1902,
A.M. (ibid.) 1905, Ph.D. (ibid.) 1906. Austin
teaching fellow in botany, 1905-06, Harvard Uni-
versity; instructor in botany, 1906-09, associate
professor of botany, 1909-18, professor of botany,
1918-19, Wellesley College.
Frederick Albert Saunders, assistant professor
of physics. A.B. (Univ. of Toronto) 1895, Ph.D.
(Johns Hopkins Univ.) 1899. Instructor in phys-
ics, 1899-1901, Haverford College; instructor in
physics, 1901-02, associate professor of physics,
1902-05, professor of physios, 1905-14, Syracuse
University; professor of physics, 1914-19, Vassar
Bancroft Huntington Brown, A.M., instructor in
Edward Smith Handy, A.B., Austin teaching
fellow in anthropology.
Charles Andrew Bupp, Jr., instructor in mathe-
Arthur Bliss Seymour, S.M., assistant in the
Horace Greeley Perry, A.M., Austin teaching
fellow in botany.
John Pelt Cole, A.B., instructor in astronomy.
McKeen Cattell, A.M., Austin teaching fellow in
Neal Tuttle, A.M., Austin teaching fellow in
THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
At the meeting of the National Academy of
Sciences, which took place last week at Wash-
ington, the following officers were elected :
Some Secretary: Dr. Charles Greely Abbot, assist-
, ant secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.
Treasurer: Frederick L. Bansome, U. S. Geological
Members of the Council: Colonel John J. Carty,
American Telephone and Telegraph Company;
Dr. Henry H. Donaldson, Wistar Institute of
, Anatomy, University of Pennsylvania, and Pro-
fessor Baymond Pearl, school of hygiene and
public health, The Johns Hopkins University.
Members were elected as follows:
Professor Joseph Barrell, geologist, Yale Univer-
Professor Gary Nathan Calkins, zoologist, Colum-
Professor Herbert D. Curtis, astronomer, Lick Ob-
, servatory, University of California,
Gano Dunn, electrical engineer, New York City,
Professor Lawrence J. Henderson, biologist, Har-
Professor Beid Hunt, pharmacologist, Harvard
Professor Treat Baldwin Johnson, chemist, Yale
Professor W. J. V. Osterhout, botanist, Harvard
Dr. Frederick A. Seares, astronomer, Mount Wil-
son Observatory, Mount Wilson, California,
Professor William A. Setehell, botanist, University
, of California,
Major General George O. Squier, electrieal engi-
neer, chief army signal officer, Washington, D. C,
Professor Augustus Trowbridge, physicist, Prince-
Professor Oswald Veblen, mathematician, Prince-
Professor Ernest J. Wilczynski, mathematician,
, University of California,
Professor Edwin Bidwell Wilson, mathematical
physicist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.